About your Search

20140226
20140306
Search Results 0 to 4 of about 5 (some duplicates have been removed)
doctors and obama care. jackson and coker surveyed american doctors about the affordable healthcare act. 'thousand physicians took part. 61% of them say their opinion of obamacare has changed for the worse. even more damning, 44% of american doctors say they will not participate in the obamacare exchange. a disaster. with us now dr. emanuel, one of the architects of the affordable healthcare act and author of the brand new big book "reinventing american healthcare." so if almost half of the doctors opt out, i don't see how this possibly works. >> first of all doctors will not opt out, not half of them that says they won't participate in the exchange. it's not doctors that participate in the exchange. it's insurance companies that participate in the exchange. >> because they don't take the insurance companies. >> the doctor will take who is in the exchange because they have to. there is a large number of people who will be there. >> i'm confused. i didn't get to read your book but your book explains a lot of this. but i'm confused. from what i understand from my own personal doctor. who
, but some of it is definitely the affordable care act and it's changed the psychology of healthcare that we really have to get serious about controlling costs and doing better for people by controlling costs. one of the places we'll see a big, big difference is attention to people with chronic illness. knows are the people who use the health care system. and the best places now are really focusing on them, predicting who they are, giving them a lot of services. i refer to it as v.i.p. care for people with chronic and mental illness. that will be the wave of the future. >> gene? >> zeke, last time you and i talked about the affordable care act, you said president obama should have appointed a ceo to roll out the program and make sure that it functioned the way it should. >> right, right. >> is that still a valid criticism, still your criticism? how do you think things are going now? >> it's not a criticism. in 2010 when we passed a legislation and i was still in the white house, it was a suggestion. look, the website and the exchanges are really an e-commerce business and need to be run like
.gov and in the general efforts to implement the affordable care act which is to say that it isn't over. it won't even be over after march 31. that is the open enrollment period but there is a lot of work that remains to be done and that will continue. >> did he meet with them at some point? >> i don't have any information on the president's schedule. >> who is responsible for the problems of only the federal government has with its own website, but the state of maryland and other states are having with their websites. >> of the general questions like that i can tell you that when it comes to some states that have had problems in their websites and marketplaces they issued guidance that allow the state residents to sign up because of technical problems on the state website to get federal tax credits that debate got insurance outside of the online exchanges. in other words the subsidies available because of the affordable care act remain available no matter how you get your insurance and we are making sure that cms is working closely to support their efforts to implement the marketplace and that includ
benefits stipulated under the affordable care act like exchange plans do. the president back pedalled in november after the public outcry from folks who received cancellation notices during the botched rollout of healthcare.gov. >> the bottom line is insurers can extend plans that would otherwise have been cancelled in 2014 and can choose to reenroll from the same kind of plan. >> no comment from the white house or health officials but last fall the administration did give itself the option to extend beyond 2014. open enrollment runs through this month and insurers are expecting another big surge in signups at the last minute, larry, barring an extension of the open enrollment period itself. >> which is going to happen. there is going to be an extension just as the president has extended the renewals of the originally cancelled policies. all this creates, in my view, it's my editorial, confusion, uncertainty and it's expensive to keep rewriting these policies. >> right now as they go into the spring they need to think about how they're going to price their plans. mark bert lienee said
Search Results 0 to 4 of about 5 (some duplicates have been removed)

Terms of Use (10 Mar 2001)